Medical Ethics For Dummies
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Part I: Medical Ethics, or Doing the Right Thing.
Chapter 1: What Are Medical Ethics?
Chapter 2: Morality in Medicine.
Chapter 3: The Provider-Patient Relationship.
Chapter 4: Outside the Examining Room: Running an Ethical Practice.
Chapter 5: Learning from Mistakes: Disclosing Medical Errors.
Part II: A Patient's Right to Request, Receive, and Refuse Care.
Chapter 6: The Ethical Challenges in Distributing Basic Healthcare.
Chapter 7: When Spirituality and Cultural Beliefs Affect Care.
Chapter 8: Parental Guidance and Responsibilities.
Part III: Ethics at the Beginning and End of Life.
Chapter 9: Two Lives, One Patient: Pregnancy Rights and Issues.
Chapter 10: When Science Supersedes Sex: Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy.
Chapter 11: Walking a Fine Line: Examining the Ethics of Abortion.
Chapter 12: Determining Death: Not an Event, but a Process.
Chapter 13: Death with Dignity: The Right to Appropriate End-of-Life Care.
Part IV: Advancing Medical Knowledge with Ethical Clinical Research.
Chapter 14: Toward Trials without Error: The Evolution of Ethics in Clinical Research.
Chapter 15: Beyond Guinea Pigs: Anatomy of an Ethical Clinical Trial.
Chapter 16: Research in Special Populations.
Chapter 17: It’s All in the Genes: The Ethics of Stem Cell and Genetic Research.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Ethical Issues to Address with Your Patients.
Chapter 19: Ten High-Profi le Medical Ethics Cases.
Chapter 20: Almost Ten Ethical Issues for the Future.